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NFL Week Three: Brown Out, Overreactions, and the Week In Picks

21st September 2018 by admin No Comments

Our long national nightmare is over. The Cleveland Browns are winners again. It was just one game, sure. And it was against the Jets, that’s a fair point. But come on, if you’re not entertained by the entire city of Cleveland celebrating like they just won the last battle in “Independence Day,” what more could […]

NFL Week Two: Overreactions, Proper Reactions, and Picks

15th September 2018 by admin No Comments

The week one overreaction is a tradition in the NFL, but do any of them really matter?

NFL Week One Picks: Farewell, Bandit; Hello, Saints

9th September 2018 by admin No Comments

Welcome back to another NFL season of my discontent, my friends. For the last four years I’ve written this column, an offshoot of my old Fistful of Sports column and blog, where I crack wise about the NFL and show off my intrinsic lack-of-knowledge about the game. By the way, my record? I’ve checked with […]

Facebook, Nike, and (at least some of) the Truth

6th September 2018 by admin No Comments

(originally posted on Facebook here) This is not a political post, it’s just a post for people who love to post on Facebook, but apparently don’t have Google. – Michael Jordan is not leaving Nike and taking “Air Jordan” with him. The University of Alabama did not cancel their contract with Nike, nor did the […]

Reid’s Official Unofficial NFL Draft Timeline 2018: The Fabulous Baker Boy

26th April 2018 by admin No Comments

Your official unofficial NFL Draft 2018 Timeline: March 2018: The NFL announces FOX will cover the first round of the NFL Draft, bringing the event to broadcast TV for the first time. The NFL also allows ESPN to continue their coverage on cable, which is like having your girlfriend break up with you, but still […]

Philly Philly: The Unofficial Official Super Bowl LII Timeline

3rd February 2018 by admin No Comments

Sunday, January 28, 2018 – The New England Patriots defeat the Jacksonville Something-Or-Others to advance to their 73rd straight Super Bowl. Later on that day, the Philadelphia Eagles beat Minnesota to win the NFC. Philadelphia fans riot in celebration, or perhaps just practicing for later. Saturday, February 3, 2018 – The Pro Football Hall of […]

The NFL By The Numbers

9th November 2017 by admin No Comments

My new NFL/humor column is out at ETFinalScore.com, check it out here. I break down the NFL season by the numbers, including things like… 15 – Number of players who have quit on the Giants. Don’t worry though; it’s only the ones responsible for tackling and catching passes.   Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post […]

NFL Trade Deadline Winners & Losers

2nd November 2017 by admin No Comments

This week for the Tyler Morning Telegraph, I pick winners and losers at the NFL Trade Deadline, including… Winner: Tyrod Taylor. The Bills quarterback finally has a weapon, after spending the whole season throwing to players like “Whatshisname,” “That Guy,” and “Picture Not Available.” Loser: The Browns. Spoiler Alert: It’s always the Browns. All that […]

Getting a Do-Over on This NFL Season

15th October 2017 by admin No Comments

Reid’s picks for NFL Week Six, along with semi-insightful commentary about Adrian Peterson’s career, drug testing the media, and the complete disintegration of the Miami Dolphins.

The College Football Face or “The Surrender Cobra”

24th September 2017 by admin No Comments

My absolute favorite thing about college football TV broadcasts? The reaction shot of the stunned college student with his hands on his head. I back up the DVR and watch them again every single time. Welcome to life, kids. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet […]

NFL: Best and Worst of Week Two

21st September 2017 by admin No Comments

My column is up at ETFinalScore.com, with semi-insightful commentary like “San Francisco’s Brian Hoyer is somehow the 35th ranked quarterback in the league, which is like saying Oklahoma is your 57th favorite state.” Check it out, kids. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe […]

My NFL New Year’s Resolutions

1st January 2017 by admin No Comments

My NFL week seventeen sports humor column is up here, from the pages and website of the Tyler Morning Telegraph. It features lines like these… I resolve to not watch Texans games until they change offensive philosophies and try and gain more than a yard per play. I resolve to never underestimate Bill Belichick, no […]